Oil and Gas Investor


Guillaume de Bassompierre, Ayse Hazir

Qatar Oil & Gas 2004 OGI Release

September 03, 2004

By any standards, the state of Qatar is small. With a population barely over 800,000 and a land area (11,430 square kilometers) roughly three times smaller than Belgium, this barren, sandy peninsula jutting out like a raised thumb into the Persian Gulf, north of Saudi Arabia, would still be hidden in the shadows of anonymity if it were not for its immense hydrocarbon reserves. Despite its reduced size and ungrateful topography, Qatar is currently making a big splash due to a combination of easily accessible gas reservoirs and visionary leadership. This young nation is rubbing shoulders with the big boys of the hydrocarbon world and this has bought a taste for ambition.


"The energy transition can only be funded by big oil, as they are the only players who can balance the low returns of renewables projects with their high earning fossil fuel projects."
Petromar speaks of the outlook for Angola’s oil and gas service industry for the next two years.
ENI updates GBR on the progress of its operations across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Grupo Videre looks at the massive LNG developments in Northern Mozambique from the perspective of a service company.


Mexico Chemicals 2024

In August 2023, Mexican exports to the US surpassed China for the first time. As companies prioritize securing supply their chains after years of logistics challenges, Mexico has begun to see major benefits. With a spate of new infrastructure projects such as the Interoceanic Corridor of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec coming online in 2023, the country is actively opening itself to investment. The chemical industry, in particular, is positioned for nearshoring-driven growth.



"We plan to double our copper production by the end of the decade. There remains significant upside potential in the gold industry, and the copper operations are strategic and additive to that."